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His big dream is to go to college and explore the world, and, to help him on his way, we hired another cook to help out.
On second thought, for those who stay long enough for their disappointment to fade, doctors in Haiti can help out a great deal.
If the taste of chlorine haunts you, filters might help out.
And of course, they have no family support for living expenses, and indeed, may be required to work to help out their parents.
I heard that you have found it very difficult to get help out here.
"That will help out, but I shan't be long in learning," replied Jacob.
I'll go back with you and help out with the shawl-strap things.
In each case the one is there to help out the other's deficiency.
There is nothing to help out, or slubber over, the defects of the voice in the one case, nor of the style in the other.
Old English helpan (class III strong verb; past tense healp, past participle holpen) "help, support, succor; benefit, do good to; cure, amend," from Proto-Germanic *helpan (cf. Old Norse hjalpa, Old Frisian helpa, Middle Dutch and Dutch helpen, Old High German helfan, German helfen), from PIE root *kelb- "to help" (cf. Lithuanian selpiu "to support, help").
Recorded as a cry of distress from late 14c. Sense of "serve someone with food at table" (1680s) is translated from French servir "to help, stead, avail," and led to helping "portion of food." Related: Helped (c.1300). The Middle English past participle holpen survives in biblical and U.S. dialectal use.
Old English help (m.), helpe (f.) "assistance, succor;" see help (v.). Most Germanic languages also have the noun form, cf. Old Norse hjalp, Swedish hjälp, Old Frisian helpe, Dutch hulp, Old High German helfa, German Hilfe. Use of help as euphemism for "servant" is American English, 1640s, tied up in notions of class and race.
A domestic servant of American birth, and without negro blood in his or her veins ... is not a servant, but a 'help.' 'Help wanted,' is the common heading of advertisements in the North, when servants are required. [Chas. Mackay, "Life and Liberty in America," 1859].Though help also meant "assistant, helper, supporter" in Middle English (c.1200).